Settle For

How to Conjugate Settle For

  • Infinitive: Settle For
  • Present Tense: Settle For/ Settles For
  • -ing Form: Settling For
  • Past Tense: Settled For
  • Past Participle: Settled For
Settle For is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 1 definition.

Definitions of Settle For:

1. To accept something even though it’s not what you want or need.

Examples: He was expecting a 20 percent bonus, but he had to settle for 10 percent.
They wanted the five-bedroom house, but settled for the three-bedroom house because it was closer to family.

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